Domestic Shorthair
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Home:Pittsburgh, PA  [I have a diary!]  
Age: 9 Years   Sex: Male   Weight: 13 lbs.

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Barnabers, Big Guy, Mr. B

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-pound cat-cat rescue

July 18th 2007


Jumping, Eating, Making his daddies kiss his nose

Being told "No", Willow biting his tail

Favorite Toy:
Willow, the Scratching Post, Mini Blinds

Favorite Nap Spot:
Numerous places.. mostly where he can stretch out.

Favorite Food:
Wellness Core & Grain Free Canned and a bit of Core Dry

Being the ultimate caretaker- if anyone is sick or not feeling well, he gives you his full attention and affection until you feel better :)


Arrival Story:
Barnaby adopted us on October 20, 2007, while we were visiting a local shelter looking for a buddy for Bo Peep. He was in a cage with a litter of kittens which had been turned over to the shelter after the owners discovered someone dropped the litter off at their farm.

Barnaby is the caretaker of the house. If someone isn't feeling well for some reason, he's there giving you all his love and attention kneeding your stomach or bonking you and making you kiss his nose. He doesn't rule the nest, but he makes sure everyone is happy and taken care of.

Lives Remaining:
9 of 9

Forums Motto:
Me Bonk, You Kiss Nose!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Need some food suggestions

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I've Been On Catster Since:
October 21st 2007 More than 9 years!

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Meet my family
Bo Peep (In
Loving Memory)
Maggie (In
Loving Memory)
Bernie (In
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Barnaby's Blog

Could it be... am I becoming the ALPHA cat of the Family?

August 17th 2009 7:07 am
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Hi Everyone!!

There's been a strange change of command at our household lately and to my dads it seems as if I'm calling the shots now!

I'm a rather low-keyed loveable kitty. Usually I will let TomTom and ^Willow^ call the shots and I just tag along for the fun. I'm what my dads call a "lovebug". I love to rub up against my dads legs whenever I can, at times practically tripping them. I grab hold of their pant legs and stretch up to them asking for nose kisses all the time! My dads lean down and I bonk my nose as they give me kisses. I love to knead their bellies, lay beside them and am very even tempered.

Within the past week or so, it seems like I want to be the boss of the house more and more. When daddy puts dry kibble down, ^Willow^ was always the first to the bowl (she really prefers kibble rather than canned, no matter how much daddy entices her.. she'll eat the canned, but LOVES dry). Now, I'm the first one to the bowl and I won't leave it until I'm good and ready. When we eat our canned food, we all get our own plates. TomTom is always the first to finish and he waits patiently until the rest of us are finished and then tries to clean our plates for us.

Now, when I'm finished.. or even if I'm not... if there's anything left on ^Willow^'s plate.. I go over and eat it! It's not that I'm eating any more than I usually do... it's just how I go about it! MOL.

There's no fighting or arguing over who's the alpha cat in our home... as ^Willow^ pretty much is... but lately, I seem to be giving her a run for her money! Somehow I think that in the long run... I ain't gonna win... not with that little stinker!

Have a happy Monday everyone!

BIG headbonks!


Thank you Catster and Friends!!

July 30th 2009 5:46 am
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Hi everyone!

Yesterday, I was a Catster DDP! Thanks to Catster for selecting me and to all my fellow furry friends who sent congrats and well-wishes!

T-Bearz and family were so kind as to make me a nice memento of my special day here... what a wonderful family!

Hooch and Kaci sent yummy summer drinks and I actually shared them with ^Willow^ and TomTom... although TomTom didn't leave much for anyone else but himself. MOL

Buddie... always loved and his sweet family sent me a congrats in email! His family knew I was DDP before I did! MOL

Thank you again everyone! We have such special furriends here on Catster. No wonder this place always makes us smile.


PS- ^Willow^ will be posting an update soon.. look for that! She had... ummm... well, I'll let HER tell you. :) /bonk


Thank you everyone!

July 20th 2009 11:53 am
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I wanted to take a minute to thank EVERYONE for the messages and gifts sent to help celebrate my second birthday!

Hazel Lucy sent me a YUMMY ice cream cone
Alfie/Albie and family sent me a CROWN!
Alfie also sent me a birthday hat
BALLU sent a party hat
Kaci Sunshine sent me a delicious cupcake
Nuk/Anuk, Taag and family also sent me a cupcake
Kibbles, Francis, Yoda and family sent me a big fat STEAK
Mercedes sent me a big beach ball! (to work off the steak and cupcakes!)
Leo sent me another cupcake! (Where's the insulin!)
The Wild Texas Bunch (there's so many of them it would take all day to type! MOL) sent me another CROWN!

Tabbies with Tudes (A wonderful group of kitties) sent me many birthday emails.... thank you so much to Shadow, Little Bit, Princess and the rest of the gang!

It was a wonderful day and weekend! As you heard, all heck broke loose at our house on Saturday when daddy filled the house with mice and toys! I also got two helpings of my favorite treat "VitaKitty Chicken Breast!"

Thank you again everyone... headbonks to all the wonderful kitties and their furparents for thinking of me!


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